Sri Lanka is a country of contrasts: Colonial buildings, modern supermarkets, luxurious beach resorts and peaceful temples. This 10 day Sri Lanka itinerary takes you on a journey of discovery through some of the countries best highlights. After the horrible bombing in early 2019, tourism was at an all-time low in Sri Lanka. Luckily, things […]
Osaka is one of Japan’s largest and most popular cities to visit. Located near Kyoto and Nara, it’s a perfect addition to your trip to Japan. On a tight time schedule? Here is how to see the highlights in 24 hours!
California, the Golden State. When travelling through the United States of America, I spent ten days driving through California. This state is a perfect mix of the most beautiful nature parks and exciting, lively cities. In this 10 day California road trip itinerary, I will show you how to see the best of this state […]
Hidden in the Californian desert lays a little hideout named Palm Springs. This desert oasis filled with hot springs, luxury resorts and spas acts as a perfect weekend getaway. But apart from the luxury resorts and spas, Palm Springs is a lively town with a mid-century modern influence. It feels like something from a movie. […]
Kyoto is one of the most recommended cities to visit in Japan. It’s known for its more traditional districts where Geishas entertain people till this day, its beautiful shrines and temples and a stunning bamboo forest. Kyoto has countless things to offer, which makes it difficult to pick and choose when you’re on a tight […]
In the north of Kyoto stands a beautiful Zen temple covered in gold leaf. This temple goes under many different names including Kinkaku (meaning golden pavilion), Rokuon-ji Temple or Kinkaku-ji Temple. It is one of the absolute highlights of Kyoto. One you cannot miss, especially during your first visit to this ancient yet modern city. […]
Japan is known for many things. Sushi, sumo wrestling, calligraphy, karaoke and of course, kimonos. These beautiful and iconic robes come in countless eye-catching colours and patterns. What if I tell you, you can wear one when you’re in Japan! And renting a kimono isn’t even that expensive. When we travelled through Japan for two […]
In the south of Kyoto lays the famous Fushimi Inari Taisha. Dedicated to the Shinto God of rice, Fushimi Inari is a must-visit when in Kyoto. Thousands of vermilion torii gates lead you through the magical forest of Mount Inari.
Travelling with valuable trading cards (like Magic the Gathering or Pokemon) can be a bit stressful. Especially if you’re travelling by plane. You want to make sure they stay safe and don’t get damaged. My boyfriend and I recently travelled from Eindhoven to Manchester with 2000+ Magic The Gathering cards (massive thanks to Maud and […]